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Kentucky Primary Care Association and UK HealthCare announce partnership benefiting rural care practitioners

The Kentucky Primary Care Association (KPCA) and UK HealthCare announced today a groundbreaking partnership aimed at providing more than 800 patient care providers access to UK HealthCare support services such as supply chain contracts, medical professional placement services, practice transformation support/training and an after-hours pediatric call triage center. KPCA has more than 250 member clinics

Local business ranks 44th largest healthcare architectural firm in the U.S.

TEG Architects, a Jeffersonville-headquartered architectural and interior design firm, was named 44th largest healthcare architectural firm in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare magazine. Modern Healthcare, the industry’s leading source of healthcare business and policy news, research and information, annually ranks firms based on volume of projects. TEG ranked amongst the top architectural firms with completed

Kentucky Primary Care Association and UK HealthCare announce partnership benefiting rural care practitioners

The Kentucky Primary Care Association (KPCA) and UK HealthCare announced today a groundbreaking partnership aimed at providing more than 800 patient care providers access to UK HealthCare support services such as supply chain contracts, medical professional placement services, practice transformation support/training and an after-hours pediatric call triage center. KPCA has more than 250 member clinics

Ebola missteps

Questions have been raised regarding the United States’ policy to control drug-resistant bacteria.  In an article published in Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control, it is explained that evidence regarding the efficacy of identifying and isolating MRSA carriers, along with destroying the bacteria, has been distorted.  According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, MRSA

Jan Gordon, left, and Treeva Frames-Baisas of Spencerian College

Spencerian College’s Treeva Frames-Baisas Named Instructor of the Year

Treeva Frames-Baisas of Spencerian College has received the Kentucky Association of Career Colleges and Schools (KACCS) 2014 Instructor of the Year award. Frames-Baisas joined the Spencerian College Louisville family in 2008 as a nursing clinical instructor. She is now teaching in both didactic and clinical classes and also serves as the college’s Clinical Coordinator staffing

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Patent Legislation Could Harm Healthcare Innovation

By Kyle Keeney The biopharmaceutical firm AbbVie and the University of Kentucky just unveiled a new gel therapy targeting the devastating neurological disorder, Parkinson’s, which afflicts nearly a million Americans. Earlier this year, UK researchers obtained a patent for a Parkinson’s treatment method involving protein injections into the brain. Unfortunately, Congress is on the verge

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NAMI Report Finds There’s A Long Road To Go On Mental Health Parity

So, you have health insurance. What mental health and substance use care can you get? From which providers? At what cost? Do your benefits compare to coverage for other types of medical conditions? To answer these questions NAMI surveyed over 2,700 people nationwide given new protections under the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act

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